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Christian Ofenbauer

Univ.-Prof. for Harmony & CounterpointDepartment Composition & Music TheoryPre-College
The composer and music theorist Christian Ofenbauer (*1961) studied organ with Herbert Tachezi, composition with Alfred Uhl and composition with Friedrich Cerha at the Vienna Academy of Music. From 1989 to 2001 he held various teaching positions and guest professorships in Germany and Austria. Concerts and radio recordings as an organist, conductor and composer have taken him throughout Europe and to Asia. Since 2001 he has been a university professor for music theory and composition at the Mozarteum University, specializing in interpretation studies and theory of 20th century and contemporary music.
In 2016, Christian Ofenbauer received his doctorate in musicology from the PLUS. He is also a visual artist and a Japanese Archer (5th Dan).